On Windows 10, you can use the Advanced startup experience to troubleshoot and fix common problems, including startup issues. However, when your device won’t even boot, you may need to use a recovery disc in order to start and repair serious problems.
The system repair disc contains the necessary files to start your device and access the recovery tools that can help you recover a Windows 10 installation when a critical error occurs or you need to restore your device using a system image.
In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to create system repair disc that you can use when there’s not another way to start your device.
How to create a system repair disc using Control Panel
If you must create a system repair disc to recover a Windows 10 installation, insert a writable disc to your DVD/CD drive, and then follow these steps:
Open Control Panel.
Under “System and Security,” click the Back and Restore (Windows 7) link.
Backup and Restore (Windows 7) option
On the left pane, click the Create a system repair disc link.
Create a system repair disc
Select the DVD Drive with disc.
Click the Create disc button.
Create disc to repair Windows 10
Once you’ve completed the step, when your computer won’t start, you can use the disc to boot into the Advanced startup options to recover your system.
Usually, this option will come in handy for older system with DVD/CD drives, and when an internet connection isn’t available, as you can also use any Windows 10 bootable media to access the recovery tools.